22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Ishpeming
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Duluth
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Fargo
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
Billings
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Apache Junction
— 7 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
Ishpeming

2
days
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 28th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Amnicon Falls State Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk, hike along Superior Hiking Trail, and then enjoy the sea views from Two Harbors Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Duluth trip itinerary maker tool .

Ishpeming to Duluth is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Duluth sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Duluth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Two Harbors, Amnicon Falls State Park
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Amnicon Falls State Park ©
Amnicon Falls State Park
Superior Hiking Trail ©
Superior Hiking Trail

2
days
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Fort Abercrombie. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville USA, then learn about winemaking at Maple River Winery, and then buy something for everyone on your list at West Acres Shopping Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fargo trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Duluth to Fargo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Fargo can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Billings.

Things to do in Fargo

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Golf

Side Trips

Maple River Winery, Fort Abercrombie
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Fort Abercrombie ©
Fort Abercrombie
Maple River Winery ©
Maple River Winery
Bonanzaville USA ©
Bonanzaville USA

2
days
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Pictograph Cave State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Four Dances Recreation Area, and then do a tasting at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Pompeys Pillar National Monument, see the interesting displays at Moss Mansion, then stop by Scheels, and finally browse the different shops at Rimrock Mall.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Billings trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Fargo to Billings takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Fargo to Billings is minus 1 hour. In October in Billings, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Billings

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Pompeys Pillar National Monument
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Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park
Pompeys Pillar National Monument ©
Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion

2
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at V-Bar-V Heritage Site, then pause for some photo ops at Montezuma Well, and then do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Historic Old Town Cottonwood, then delve into the distant past at Tuzigoot National Monument, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Billings to Sedona in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Billings in October, things will get a bit warmer in Sedona: highs are around 77°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Rimrock, Page Springs Cellars, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Tuzigoot National Monument
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V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Tuzigoot National Monument ©
Tuzigoot National Monument

2
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then get great views at Lookout Studio. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Rim Trail and then get great views at Yaki Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Apache Junction.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

8
days
Apache Junction

Apache Junction ©
Apache Junction is a city in Maricopa and Pinal counties in the state of Arizona. Barleens Dinner Show has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Goldfield Ghost Town and Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Explore hidden gems such as Tonto National Monument and Boyce Thompson Arboretum. Change things up with these side-trips from Apache Junction: Cave Creek (Spur Cross Ranch, Watson's Hat Shop, & more), Raven Golf Club at Verrado (in Buckeye) and Florence (Pinal County Historical Museum & The Windmill Winery). There's lots more to do: trot along with Apache Trail Scenic Drive, look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Mountain Regional Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Tonto National Forest, and tee off at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Apache Junction takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect Apache Junction to be warmer, temps between 88°F and 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Apache Junction

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Cave Creek, Arizona, Florence, Maricopa, Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail
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Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Tonto National Monument ©
Tonto National Monument

2
days
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and then trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Oconaluftee Indian Village and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Apache Junction to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Apache Junction to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Apache Junction in October; daily highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park reach 72°F and lows reach 51°F. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, Oconaluftee Indian Village, River Rafting & Tubing
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Oconaluftee Indian Village ©
Oconaluftee Indian Village

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